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Homeowner Fatally Stabs Burglar in Moorestown (Burlington County)

By rlsmetro on
Moorestown

A fatal stabbing that occurred at a residence in Moorestown has Burlington County authorities investigating.

According to preliminary reports, the incident happened in the 700 block of Hartford Road shortly before 12:30 a.m. where police rushed to the scene after receiving reports of a home invasion robbery in progress.

First responding officers located a male victim bleeding after suffering a severe stab wound.

The injured man was pronounced dead a short time later according to reports.

The homeowner reported to police that the injured male was found inside the house before when a physical struggle occurred resulting in the alleged perpetrator suffering the stab wound.

There were no reports of serious injuries to the homeowner.

The investigation is active and ongoing.